Marcel Lamoureux

Marcel Lamoureux
Staffordshire University | SU · School of Journalism, Humanities and Social Sciences

Doctor of Philosophy
Ideology and Utopianism, Social Alienation Theory

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Introduction
Ph.D. Philosophy; Political Science, M.A. International History, (with distinction) M.A. Continental Philosophy, M.A. Management, B.A. Philosophy. Social and Political Philosophy, Political Science, Social Theory, International History. Glasgow Caledonian University; Staffordshire University; Norwich University. Research interests include political philosophy, liberation philosophy, transnational policy analysis, and semiotics. www.drlamoureux.com

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(Part One of Two) To improve efficiency and lower prices, the United Kingdom took a phased-in approach to transitioning from a publicly run electricity system and a subsequent radical transformation to a competitive industy. The evolution of electric utility restructuring in the UK from its inception in 1988 to the present is addressed. In addition...
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(Part Two of Two) Major problem areas were encountered in the United Kingdom (UK) electric industry due to privatization, competition, and consumer interest. Issues include the original intent to make more efficient, affordable power for industrial and domestic customers; reliability issues; the planning and special circum-stances involved in succe...
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E lectric utilities have undergone systemic alterations to business structure and practice as a consequence of political initiatives motivated by economic trends affecting industrial and consumer interests. The issues have changed over time since the first halting steps were taken by electric companies. They range from inefficient competition contr...
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This paper is an inductive, qualitative case study concerning the development of new policy learning theory derived from Russian power sector liberalisation policy reform that was conceived and implemented from the year 2001 to 2007. The research extends the policy learning theory work of James and Jorgensen and others by more holistically explaini...
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Congestion management is an important element of global power industry liberalization and planning. Economic and technical factors are considered, primarily within the North American, European, Russian, and CIS countries' purview. A dialectical analysis is conducted by stating a thesis, developing an antithesis and combining them into a logical syn...
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The restructuring and deregulation of the electric power sector has had a long-term history in many countries. The sector management and government of each country endeavors to apply positive experiences from other countries, taking into account technical and economic conditions and features of their own power sector. The article describes the main...
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Development of market mechanisms is an important element of power industry liberalization. This paper describes the situation in the Russian power industry after the first stage of reform in the 1990s and presents an overview of the status of power sector liberalization. A new legislative base in the area of electricity supply has opened new perspe...
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The convergence of power markets is, by definition, emerging from strictly technical reliability concerns to economic reliability concerns. Commonalities of Russian and the Commonwealth of Independent States' power sectors includes structural reforms, power system integration, legislation and price liberalization. Other Asian countries divide refor...
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A method for the experimental determination of saturation characteristics in multilimb power transformers using DC excitation is described. Among the potential applications of the saturation curves obtained by measurements are diverse electromagnetic transient studies, stability analysis, and harmonic and power quality assessment in power systems.
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This article explains the basic issues that are facing the global community regarding the emission of carbon dioxide (CO<sub>2</sub>) gas that is degrading our environment and, most significantly, the environment of generations to come. This article deals with the current state of a potential international agreement to curtail greenhouse gases and...
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Electric utilities have undergone systemic alterations to business structure and practice as a consequence of political initiatives motivate by economic trends affecting industrial and consumer interests. Thus, new enactments must be rooted in the most effective provisions found in existing legislation, such as wise business practice regulation an...
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This article provided three themes found in the development of electric utility related laws: laws enacted to change electric utility business practices have been based on historical events of the time, with a view toward providing more stability in business and consumer sectors; laws to date have not been comprehensive in deference to the rights o...
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This article highlights the significance for US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) orders related to electric utilities, and explains their impact on the US electric utility industry. These orders are direct results of government-enacted laws and range from addressing issues of generator open access to transmission lines to the mitigation...
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The author describes how available statistics and consumer participation indicate that, though not perfect, the benefits of UK electric utility privatization and competition outweigh the monopolistic structures of the past.
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The author describes how, with primary goals to improve efficiency and lower prices, the United Kingdom took a phased-in approach to transitioning from a publicly run electricity system and a subsequent radical transformation to a competitive industry.